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24/01/2023

Housing Minister Opens 96 New Social Homes In Meath

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A new host of social homes have officially been opened in Dunshaughlin, Co Meath.

Housing Minister Darragh O'Brien visited The Willows to declare 96 new social homes open.

The 96 new homes were delivered by Clúid Housing, working in partnership with Meath County Council and Gem Group. The Department provided €7.32 million towards this project as part of Housing for All, the Government's housing plan to 2030. 

Minister O'Brien also visited the site of a new social housing development on Castle Street, Ashbourne, where Meath County Council will deliver a further 74 new homes on a site within walking distance of all town amenities.

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Speaking during his visit to County Meath, Minister O'Brien said: "The completion of these 96 social homes means permanent, secure housing for families and individuals in Dunshaughlin, making a real difference to those people's quality of life. The Government remains focused on investing more in social and affordable housing, as is evident by our support for Meath County Councils development in Ashbourne.  

"It was a real joy to meet and speak with the new residents of The Willows and I want to commend Clúid Housing and Meath County Council, who, supported by my Department, have delivered this fantastic development. 

"I also want to pay particular thanks to Meath County Council who, it is clear to see, are working hard on their very ambitious delivery targets."

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